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equipment; with safety of paramount
         importance it continued to test the rig   These are the reasons we’ve
         throughout  the  event  to  ensure  it  re-
         mained safe for people to walk under-
         neath. The team returned at the end of   been around since 1928
         the month to detach and lower the plane
         using the same lifting equipment.
           Bernard  Hunter  boasts  a  fleet  of   POC 3500-94
         nearly 30 cranes ranging in capacity   3 /2" capacity, power-operated
         up to 500t. Spierings mobile tower     Cuts 3 /2" wire rope in 40 seconds!
         cranes, Kato city cranes, Maeda mini-  Also available in 2 /2", 1 /4"
         cranes  and  Palfinger  loader  cranes   and 1 1 /8" capacity.
         are employed on a variety of projects
         in the city and further afield. In ad-
         dition to the beams utilised for the
         F35 suspension, Bernard Hunter also
         stocks two MOD 12s.
         OSHA issues proposed                      Model 1
         rule to extend compliance                 3 /4" capacity                      POC 2500-80
         deadline for crane operator                                                   2 /2" capacity, power operated
         certification requirements                            Model 1A
           The Occupational Safety and Health   Model 2        1 /16" capacity
         Administration (OSHA) issued a No-    1 /2" capacity
         tice of Proposed Rulemaking to extend
         the employer’s responsibility to ensure                          POC 1125-80            C-1750
         crane operator competency and en-                                1 /8" capacity, power-operated  1 /4" capacity
         forcement for crane operator certifica-
         tion to Nov. 10, 2018.                                  Morse-Starrett Products Company
           OSHA issued a final rule in Septem-                    184 NW 10th St, Meridian, Idaho 83642
         ber 2014, extending the deadline by                    PH: (208) 888-7571  •  FAX: (208) 888-2092
         three  years  for  crane  operator  certifi-          sales@  •
         cation requirements in the Cranes and
         Derricks in Construction standard. The
         final rule also extended by three years
         the employer’s responsibility to ensure
         that crane operators are competent to
         operate a crane safely.
           The agency is now proposing an exten-
         sion of the enforcement date to address
         stakeholder concerns over the operator
         certification requirements in the Cranes
         and Derricks in Construction standard.
         SC&RA, along with members of the
         Coalition for Crane Operator Safety
         (CCOS), supports the one year exten-
         sion to ensure clear, concise language is
         implemented for industry compliance.
           Comments may be submitted elec-
         tronically at, the
         Federal e-Rulemaking Portal or by fac-
         simile or mail. See the Federal Register
         notice for submission details and addi-
         tional information about this proposed
         rule. Comments must be submitted by
         Sept. 29, 2017.

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         combine for ground-
         breaking tunnel boring
         machine u-turn in Singapore
           Yu Sin  Engineering  Work  Pte Ltd
         utilized a Hydra-Slide HT300  Heavy
         Track  hydraulic  skidding  system  and
         TT900-10 engineered Turntable to ro-
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